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Loreena McKennitt, folk singer and activist

The Canadian Celtic diaspora (Loreena McKennitt) and the New World online...

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Sinicisation, Making The World In China

Remaking the world in China. Its long been thought that our products would change China but it seems China is not so ready to be co-opted! our products and brands are easily transformed through...

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Capitalism. Either it Goes, or We Do

The city's pantheon of possibility has been scoured away. Whither now?...

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Smart Suits: Follow the Brains for Better Business

Smart staffers: Why educated areas are good for business ...

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Treasures From the Wreck of the Unbelievable (Damien Hirst)

Part fantasy, part Hollywood, all Hirst. The master of spectacles hits Venice...

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Paying For Fake Reviews? Durr. The Internet is Unpredictable Shocker!

Paying online community members to write product reviews backfires badly ...

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War Profiteering and the Business of Slaughter. Ker-Ching!

Let’s call the oligarchy of the elite what they are. Murderers. Cold blooded, remorseless murderers. ...

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Risky Business: Farming in a Time of Climate Change

Farming becoming riskier under climate change ...

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How Big is YOUR Busyness? Multitasking as Status Symbol

Lack of leisure: Is busyness the new status symbol? ...

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USA as World’s Policeman? We’re Going to Need More Coffins

If the USA is 'the world's policeman', is it any wonder the world is so scared?...

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Oceans of Lucre: Towards a Lasting ‘Blue Economy’

Marine ecologist offers suggestions for achieving a strong, lasting 'blue economy' ...

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Neurocinematic Testing: Will It Make You Scream?

t is always hard to predict the response of a massed audience, and almost impossible to objectively assess creative works. In the present information boom and flourishing ‘attention...

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Smoke, Mirrors and the Gratuitous Gape Shot

One look at the packet, and you'll definitely need a quick gasper....

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To Mow a Meadow (Green Scythe Fair)

Remember where your food comes from. Remember the hands that toiled for you....

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Don’t Tell the Japanese. New Ways of Tracking Blue Whales

New forecast tool helps ships avoid blue whale hotspots ...

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On Snapchat, Azealia Banks, and New Media Plagiarism

Whilst being influential is satisfying, it's frustrating watching your artwork become an unattributed meme ...

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Ketone Drink : (Yet Another) Perfomance Enhancer for Cyclists

Ketone drink gives competitive cyclists a boost by altering their metabolism ...

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Something You Didn’t Know About the Lipstick Index

Cosmetic therapy: The link between makeup and a down economy ...

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Then Wash Your Hands: The Pathogens of Prehistoric Poo

Ancient feces provides earliest evidence of infectious disease being carried on Silk Road ...

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A Farewell to Bernie, the Two-Legged Democrat Sheepdog

Subdued by Hillary, Sanders joins the lengthy list of Democrat fallguys...

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Alaska and Asia: The Trans-Pacific Trading Partnership that Pre-dates Columbus

Old World metals traded on Alaska coast hundreds of years before contact with Europeans ...

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Join Us! Join Us! What Poor Entrepreneurs need to become Rich Entrepreneurs

Poor communities a 'hotbed' of entrepreneurial creativity, but need help to grow...

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In, Out, Shake it All About. What Politicians Forget About a Unified Europe

Beyond the fiscal spreadsheets and the chest-beating nationalism, there are lesser-reported nuances to the European membership debate. Essay...

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A Computational Tool to Tame Golf’s SCARIEST Drive

Computer simulations may help golfers tame the sport's 'scariest 155 yards' ...

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How Much for a Booty Call?! The Danger of Sentimental Purchases

Beware the dewy-eyed late-night online shopping session. Love trumps budget in sentimental buys....

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Why the Size of Trump’s Hands Matters: Deconstructing the Randian Superman

The business superman is Better Than You: examining Ayn Rand's construction of that most pertinent of myths...

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Grovel and Go. Why Volkswagen Hope You’ll Forgive and Forget

Study: Companies like Volkswagen often apologize, silence stakeholders, forget the scandal ...

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Avoiding That Long Dark Moment Waiting for ‘PIN OK’. Service Technology Improvements

Dining technology use is no measure of value, Clemson researchers find ...

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The Rise of Smell-Based Marketing and Why Scents Sell

People remember 35% of what they smell, compared with only 5% of what they see, 2% of what they hear and 1% of what they touch....

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Secret Trade Courts: are the scales TTIPing?

Tobacco companies could get litigious if a country passes laws to help people quit smoking. Agrochemicals companies could throw the book at governments that block chemicals they consider dangerous....

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